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Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
department riched a dipping point.7)÷ >> saying the city is losing more experienced officers than it will be able to recruit and retain. happening now a half dozen police officers walked away from the department just this week. there are 44 new recruits but since september, 36 officers resigned or retired from the department. the union says if you add in officer who's have given notice and will be gone by the end of the month, the city is now losing officers at a faster pace than it will be ever to replai.s poa says experienced cops are leaving in record numbers and this in the case of pay cuts and better opportunities in other cities. >> we call it voting with your feet. they're walking out. we can't strike or do job actions. so the only way to send a leave. >> the mayor says the city has fewer officers than 10 years ago. the budget increased and the city needs to rain in those costs. san jose voters support read form measures. the union says it did not anticipate the experiodus it's aggressive fiscal reform. >> police trying to find a serial rapist in richmond. >> the rapist change
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am PST
than alcohol in nine cities on friday and saturday nights last summer. >>> the fiscal cliff deadline is 23 days away. john boehner says no progress was made yesterday. the uncertainty of what will happen is starting to have an impact on charities. >> the food pantry is in good shape but over all donations are down. >> the interim executive director says the charity has seen interesting trends this holiday season that may have to do with the impending fiscal cliff. >> we're seeing people who have never given us a donation before stepping up and making that kind of gift to us. >> reporter: they could be concerned that the tax deduction for charitable giving would be cut next year saving the government money. george says it can make sense to get more bang for your buck. that would help charities this year but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> reporter: but the uncertain future is causing fear. >> many people are afraid to make any move
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
for discrimination. we will know the high court's decision probably next june. reporting from city hall, mark matthews. abc7 news. >> authorities believe 23-year-old rebecca was involved in the murder of 17-year-old daniel. the victim was killed a week ago on pacific avenue. detectives believe the murder was gang related and he did not act alone. >>> this morning richmond police are warning women about a rapist are would who is on the loose. it's off 23rd street and garvin avenue in a few months span. the person is described being in his 30s, roughly 5'7" and wearing a gold chain with a cross. witnesses say he's driving a white four door sedan, similar to a nissan ultima, and it may have a child's seat in the back. residents of the area say it's pretty safe. >> i often walk around in the neighborhood by myself. this is the first time i have ever heard of anything like this around here. it's generally a very safe place and i haven't been concerned. >>> the van is suspected of reign two women and attempt to go assault a third. >>> an assault suspect who scaled a construction scaffold
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
financial hardship. >> a lawsuit in san francisco has been dismissed. a court judge found the city did not violate endangered species act by allowing golf in the park. it found golf is not likely to jeopardize existence of the california red legged frog and san francisco garter snake. the ruling ends a battle over the future of the course. >> listen to this. airplane mode on electronics may be a thing of the past if the head of the fcc gets his way. the chairman sent a letter asking them to allow the use of mobile phones and other electronic devices during all portions of the flight.]5)q now, requiring passengers to turn devices off during takeoff and landing. >> researchers in uc berkeley studying the way our body converts carbohydrates into fat found a gene contributing to fatty liver disease. and is a result of a diet filled with carbs. three quarters of obese people and a third of the americans have fatty liver disease. that now has potential to target drugs, treat diabetes and fatty liver disease. the study published online. >>> a german study finds women 35 ask younger develop a diff
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
. in tokyo, the city shook for several minutes, and in the north, you can see offices rattled, right there. thanks to an early warning system, though, residents had six minutes to take cover, even huddling in the subway at rush hour. it's been a year and a half since a 9.0 quake and the devastating tsunami. this time, the water rose only three feet. >>> and tonight, we have a winner coming out of the shadows. the second person holding the winning ticket to the $587 million powerball, about to step forward to claim his fortune in arizona. abc's ron claiborne has the clues to his identity. >> over half a billion dollar jackpot. >> reporter: mystery solved. well, kind of. >> the winner has asked to remain anonymous. >> reporter: but lottery officials did release a few tantalizing details. >> he is in his 30s. he is married. and he lives in fountain hills. >> reporter: he will share half of the $587 million top prize and has opted for the lump sum payment of $192 million. that's after paying upwards of $100 million in taxes. but much remains unknown. his job. does he have children? and,
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
weekend called city lift. abc 7 news is live foróq-= us in oakland with the story. >> this program focused on nine cities here in the east bay. hard hit by the crisis, there are a lot of folks who need just a little help buying a home. >> we got the money! >> glenn tailor is celebrating she qualified for 20,000s ndz down payment assistance from wells fargo bank. >> the dream has come true. >> dreams do come true. they do. >> wells fargo reaching out to hundreds of families trying to help them with $20,000 towards a down payment on a home. sean coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day? >> yes. better than a birthday! >> would wish you best. >> not everyone who applies will qualify. applicants must have a consistent income ask strong credit history. for those who do qualify the $20,000 will being forriven if the buyer stays in the home five years. or owe prorated 20% per year of residence. >> the goal making sure we don't have people jumping in and flipping properties but that stay there. >> this family just found out they did not quali
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
nine california cities on friday and saturday nights last summer. >>> we are now 23 days before the fiscal cliff deadline. house speaker john boehner said no progress was made yesterday. the main sticking point is still about tax cuts that are set to expire. also the president's demand that wealthy pay more. the uncertainty of what will happen is starting to have an impact on charities. abc7 news reporter tells us donations are down. >>> the food pantry at the saint anthony foundation in san francisco is in good shape but overall donations are down for the year >> we are a little behind where we would like to be or budgeted to be. >> the director said the charity has seen interesting trends this holiday season that may have to do with the impending fiscal cliff >> we are seeing people who have never given us a stock donation before stepping up and making that kind of gift to us. >> they could be concerned that the tax deductions for charitable giving would be cut next year, saving the government money. private wealth advisor said it can make sense to get more bang for your donation
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
released last month. it shows twice as many people were caught driving under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol in nine california cities on friday and saturday night last summer. >>> well, t minus 24 days and counting until the fiscal cliff deadline. no progress was made in washington. the main sticking point are about tax cuts that are set to expire and the president's demand that the wealthy pay more in taxes. the uncertainty of what is going to happen is starting to have an impact on donations to charity. abc7 news reporter ama dates dates is live in the newsroom. >> it is possible the tax deduction for charitable giving could be capped next year. so the question is do you hold on to your money during the financial uncertainty or donate more while you know you will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st. anthony foundation is in good shape today, but overall donations are down for the year. >> we are a little bit behind where we would like to be, where we are budgeted to be. >> the interim e
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 1:05am PST
people were caught driving under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol in nine california cities on friday and saturday night last summer. >>> well, t minus 24 days and counting until the fiscal cliff deadline. no progress was made in washington. the main sticking point are about tax cuts that are set to expire and the president's demand that the wealthy pay more in taxes. the uncertainty of what is going to happen is starting to have an impact on donations to charity. abc7 news reporter ama dates dates is live in the newsroom. >> it is possible the tax deduction for charitable giving could be capped next year. so the question is do you hold on to your money during the financial uncertainty or donate more while youwill get au will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st. anthony foundation is in good shape today, but overall donations are down for the year. >> we are a little bit behind where we would like to be, where we are budgeted to be. >> the interim executive director says the charity is seeing
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
sounds like the greatest idea i have ever heard. now, he's bringing that show to your city. "mike tyson: undisputed truth" begins a national tour in february. please welcome the one and only, mike tyson. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you look great. you look very snazzy. i like the handkerchief. >> my wife dressed me this evening. >> jimmy: he did? did she pick it all out for you? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: did she lay it out for you? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: that's nice. >> i paid for it. >> jimmy: how are you doing? everything all right? >> i'm doing awesome. >> jimmy: whose idea was this? a one-man show. this is a great idea. i don't know how i did not come up with it. >> i'm driving down 15, vegas. >> jimmy: vegas, okay. >> 15, going forwards north las vegas, of course. the billboard, "a bronx tale." my wife goes, that's my favorite movie. the reason why, anybody familiar with the movie, the love interest is a black woman. that's great, and this and that. we go to the movie, the show -- >> jimmy: the show, it's a one-man show. and a movie. >> that's what it is. it was about
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
city. 44 in clouds in and around san jose. milder weather pattern for the wand top of the workweek, as well. low 60s for oakland. this is a little above average. 62 in san jose and livermore. look ahead, you'll notice the numbers go up from day to day. tomorrow we're milder about 2-4 degrees. by monday, temperatures around 70 in warmest locations. cooler by tuesday. next weathermaker comes in on wednesday. dry thursday and >> katie:. >> traffic is stopped for hours in concord after a driver hits a skateboarder. police are still investigating if the driver was at fault. it is 8:00 a.m. i'm katie marzullo.
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:35pm PST
scare pa square pants, inside the stop motion studios where these beloved characters are making christmas magic. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry more yamoran, cynthia mcf and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," december 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. it started with two radio djs and a lighthearted prank call to the london hospital where the pregnant duchess kate was recovering from acute sickness. but today, that joke took an unexpected turn, when the nurse who picked up the call was found dead. abc's david wright brings us this look at the dark side of practical jokes. >> hello, good morning. >> oh, hello there. could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> oh, yes, just hold on. >> reporter: as this prank phone call by two australian djs went viral around the world. >> if this has worked, it's the easiest prank call we've ever made. >> reporter: one can only imagine that the nurse that put the call through must have been mortified. >> it is with deep sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member
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